A CENTURY OF PROGRESS: History of the Delaware and Hudson Company, 1823-1923
Albany, (NY): J. B. Lyon Company, Printers, 1925. First edition. 8vo. xxiii, 755 pp. Illustrated from photographs, old wood engravings, facsimiles, portraits, plates. Originally founded as a canal company in 1823, the Delaware & Hudson began building railroads later in the decade to serve coal mining regions, eventually expanding into a major carrier. Inscribed on the front endpaper by one of the compilers, William J. Coughtry (noted as such on page 53); Coughtry served as an official with the company for many years. Original gilt-stamped dark green cloth. Very good. Item #66509
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